About Lucy



Lucy Westlake
Birthdate November 4, 2003
Residence Naperville, Illinois
School Naperville North High School
Class of 2022
Contact lucyiwestlake@gmail.com
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Lucy has been running on cross country and track teams since elementary school. She is a true endurance athlete – the longer the distance the better. Her goal is to run cross country and track (5000m/10,000m) in college, then eventually the marathon.

Career Highlights
Naperville North High School Varsity XC Team
Illinois State Team Champions
Nike Midwest Regional Team Champions
Nike Cross National Team
2nd place
12th place
Junior High & Elementary
2016 USATF XC All-American
2016 CCCNYC XC National Champion
AAU XC All-American
Kentucky XC State Champion


Lucy was introduced to the sport of triathlon at the age of nine. She enjoys the challenge of putting all three sports together and racing in the USA Triathlon Junior Elite Series throughout the United States.

Career Highlights
MMTT Elite Triathlon Team
USA Triathlon All-American
2018 High School National Team Champions
Selected to Team USA
North American Junior Championships
2018 Selected to Team USA
Olympic Training Center National Camp



Lucy has been climbing mountains since she could walk. She has a deep love for the outdoors and pushing her physical and mental limits to new heights.

Lucy began her highpointing adventure — climbing to the top of every state’s highest mountain — at the age of seven when she and her family visited Black Mountain in Kentucky.

Looking at the US geological survey marker on top of the mountain, Lucy and her family began to wonder where other state highpoints were located. They spent the next four hours while driving home looking up and reading about state highpoints.

For the next five years, Lucy and her family traveled throughout the United States climbing each state’s highest mountain. As of 2019, she has made it to the top of 49.


Sets a World Record

On July 22, 2016, at the age of 12, Lucy set a world record as the youngest female to climb the lower 48 state highpoints.

Watch Lucy's Highpointing Journey

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Attempting Another World Record

Lucy will travel to Alaska in June 2021 to climb one of the world’s most difficult mountains.

Reaching the top of Denali at 20,308 feet requires 14-21 days of climbing entirely on snow and ice. Dropped off by a bush plane in the middle of the Alaska Range sixty miles from the nearest town of Talkeetna, Lucy and her team will be self-sufficient for the entire trip. Unlike other mountains, including Everest, there are no porters or accommodations on the mountain to ease the climb. Each climber is required to carry a heavy backpack and pull a sled with 80-100 pounds of gear in one of the coldest and harshest environments on Earth. This makes Denali one of the greatest physical challenges on our planet. If Lucy makes it to the top, she will set the world record as the youngest female to climb all 50 state highpoints.

The Seven Summits


Attempting One of the Greatest Mountaineering Challenges

Climbing the Seven Summits, the highest peak of every continent, is one of the greatest mountaineering challenges. Lucy has her sights set on seeing the world from the top.

Follow her journey to the top of each continent on Facebook and Instagram.

Thank you to my SUPPORTERS for making this all possible.